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Install Windows 8 Consumer Preview without a DVD

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    Vista and Win7

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    Windows 7 & Windows 8 dual-boot

    Alright, it's pretty simple to do. I had to do it with my Asus netbook. First, you download the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool, and install it (Link at the bottom). Then, you download the desired Windows 8 .iso file. Then, you run the Download Tool, select the .iso file, insert a thumbdrive (size depends on the version of Windows 8), and then follow the instructions. As for installing developer tools later, you may just have to do a clean install, but developer tools need very specific hardware; it didn't like my HP Pavillion HPE H8-1040.

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Install Windows 8 Consumer Preview without a DVD
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